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A New Understanding of Affairs for Effective Assessment and Clinical Treatment
Copyright:
7/26/2018
Author:
BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP
Product:
RNV053850
Copyright:
2/27/2018
Author:
BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP
Product:
RNV030085

Restoring Intimacy the Natural Way

How to "Build a Bridge" to Sexual Desire

Barry McCarthy • 2/20/2018

By Barry McCarthy - Contrary to media myths, movies, and male braggadocio, sex is seldom 100 percent successful, especially as men age. By a certain age, men need to learn what most women already know: good, satisfying, pleasurable sex, particularly in midlife and beyond, is more a matter of intimate teamwork than of physical hydraulics.

Daily Blog

Helping Struggling Couples Find Their Sexual Style

A Guide to the Four Types: Traditional, Soulmate, Emotionally Expressive, Complementary

Barry McCarthy • 5/9/2017

By Barry McCarthy - What is a sexual style? It has to do with recognizing how different elements of a couple's sexual experience form a pattern—their way of initiating sex, how they pleasure each other and engage in erotic scenarios, the role of intercourse in their lovemaking, the afterplay scenarios they prefer, and the meaning sex has for them and its place in their relationship. In my clinical work, the vast majority of couples tend to fall within one of four styles.

Daily Blog
Copyright:
7/25/2016
Authors:
BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP
 
MARTY KLEIN, PHD
 
JOE KORT, PH.D., LMSW
 
TAMMY NELSON, PH.D.
Product:
CRS001125
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$399.94 USD     $299.99

How to Help Couples Move Past an Extramarital Affair

The Importance of Finding Meaning, Recommitting, and Achieving Sexual Recovery

Barry McCarthy • 6/15/2016

By Barry McCarthy - Recovery from an extramarital affair asks a lot of partners. They must not only process painful feelings, repair the rupture of trust, and share their deepest vulnerabilities, but also take steps to build a new, resilient bond, both emotionally and sexually. Allocating the right amount of time to deal with the affair and determining when partners are ready to focus on the present and future marital bond is a struggle for both clinicians and couples.

Daily Blog
Copyright:
8/31/2015
Author:
BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP
Product:
RNV049005
Clinical Strategies for Sexual Issues in Therapy
Copyright:
6/15/2015
Author:
BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP
Product:
PUB083835

Couples Therapy in the Age of Viagra

Effective Therapy for When Erectile Dysfunction Strikes

Barry McCarthy • 1/6/2015

Adolescent and young-adult men learn that erections are easy, automatic, and most important, autonomous. The Viagra media blitz both feeds and amplifies this male performance standard. Indeed, for men, the largest factor causing inhibited sexual desire is fear of erectile failure. But by a certain age, men need to learn what most women already know: good, satisfying, pleasurable sex, particularly in midlife and beyond, is more a matter of intimate teamwork than of physical hydraulics.

Daily Blog

Beyond Viagra

Why the Promise of Cure Far Exceeds the Reality

Barry McCarthy • 9/18/2014

Contrary to media myths, movies, and male braggadocio, sex is seldom 100-percent successful, especially as men age. The most important fact for our sex-saturated society to accept is that 5 to 15 percent of all sexual experiences among well-functioning couples are dissatisfying or dysfunctional. In other words, contrary to the cultural myth of ecstasy all the time as the norm, almost all happy, sexually fulfilled couples experience lousy sex occasionally.

Daily Blog
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A New Understanding of Affairs for Effective Assessment and Clinical Treatment
Copyright:
7/26/2018
Author:
BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP
Product:
RNV053850
Copyright:
2/27/2018
Author:
BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP
Product:
RNV030085
Copyright:
7/25/2016
Authors:
BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP
 
MARTY KLEIN, PHD
 
JOE KORT, PH.D., LMSW
 
TAMMY NELSON, PH.D.
Product:
CRS001125
Type:
$399.94 USD     $299.99
Copyright:
8/31/2015
Author:
BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP
Product:
RNV049005
Clinical Strategies for Sexual Issues in Therapy
Copyright:
6/15/2015
Author:
BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP
Product:
PUB083835
Copyright:
4/8/2014
Author:
BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP
Product:
RNV030125
Copyright:
4/8/2013
Authors:
BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP
 
WILLIAM DOHERTY, PH.D.
 
JAY LEBOW, PHD
 
JEROME PRICE, MA, LMFT, LMSW
 
LAURA MARKOWITZ, MA
 
ROB WATERS
 
MARIA ISSACS, PHD
Product:
NRC095568
Copyright:
2/4/2013
Authors:
BARRY W MCCARTHY, PHD, ABPP
 
RICHARD C. SCHWARTZ, PHD
 
DAVID SCHNARCH, PH.D.
 
MICHELE WEINER-DAVIS, MSW
 
KATY BUTLER, MA
Product:
NRC095553
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Restoring Intimacy the Natural Way

How to "Build a Bridge" to Sexual Desire

Barry McCarthy • 2/20/2018

By Barry McCarthy - Contrary to media myths, movies, and male braggadocio, sex is seldom 100 percent successful, especially as men age. By a certain age, men need to learn what most women already know: good, satisfying, pleasurable sex, particularly in midlife and beyond, is more a matter of intimate teamwork than of physical hydraulics.

Daily Blog

Helping Struggling Couples Find Their Sexual Style

A Guide to the Four Types: Traditional, Soulmate, Emotionally Expressive, Complementary

Barry McCarthy • 5/9/2017

By Barry McCarthy - What is a sexual style? It has to do with recognizing how different elements of a couple's sexual experience form a pattern—their way of initiating sex, how they pleasure each other and engage in erotic scenarios, the role of intercourse in their lovemaking, the afterplay scenarios they prefer, and the meaning sex has for them and its place in their relationship. In my clinical work, the vast majority of couples tend to fall within one of four styles.

Daily Blog

How to Help Couples Move Past an Extramarital Affair

The Importance of Finding Meaning, Recommitting, and Achieving Sexual Recovery

Barry McCarthy • 6/15/2016

By Barry McCarthy - Recovery from an extramarital affair asks a lot of partners. They must not only process painful feelings, repair the rupture of trust, and share their deepest vulnerabilities, but also take steps to build a new, resilient bond, both emotionally and sexually. Allocating the right amount of time to deal with the affair and determining when partners are ready to focus on the present and future marital bond is a struggle for both clinicians and couples.

Daily Blog

Couples Therapy in the Age of Viagra

Effective Therapy for When Erectile Dysfunction Strikes

Barry McCarthy • 1/6/2015

Adolescent and young-adult men learn that erections are easy, automatic, and most important, autonomous. The Viagra media blitz both feeds and amplifies this male performance standard. Indeed, for men, the largest factor causing inhibited sexual desire is fear of erectile failure. But by a certain age, men need to learn what most women already know: good, satisfying, pleasurable sex, particularly in midlife and beyond, is more a matter of intimate teamwork than of physical hydraulics.

Daily Blog

Beyond Viagra

Why the Promise of Cure Far Exceeds the Reality

Barry McCarthy • 9/18/2014

Contrary to media myths, movies, and male braggadocio, sex is seldom 100-percent successful, especially as men age. The most important fact for our sex-saturated society to accept is that 5 to 15 percent of all sexual experiences among well-functioning couples are dissatisfying or dysfunctional. In other words, contrary to the cultural myth of ecstasy all the time as the norm, almost all happy, sexually fulfilled couples experience lousy sex occasionally.

Daily Blog
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Case Study

Sex, Lies, and the Long Road Back: Recovering from an Extramarital Affair

Barry McCarthy • 3/1/2013

Healing from an extramarital affair is rarely a simple process, especially when embarrassing sexual secrets and incompatibilities are exposed.

Magazine Article

Heart of the Matter

Helping Couples Find Their Sexual Chemistry

Barry McCarthy • 11/1/2009

Whether they know it or not, what most people are looking for in sex therapy isn't so much a change in specific behaviors as a way of developing a more rewarding couple sexual style.

Magazine Article

Beyond Viagra

Why the Promise of Cure Far Exceeds the Reality

Barry McCarthy • 5/2/2004

Despite all the hoopla, the dropout rate for Viagra exceeds 40 percent. A case explores the aspects of middle-aged sexuality that no drug can address.

Magazine Article
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Barry W. McCarthy, PhD, ABPP, is a board-certified clinical psychologist (ABPP), certified marital and sex therapist, and a tenured professor of psychology at American University. His clinical expertise focused on integrating sex therapy strategies and techniques into individual and couples therapy, assessment and treatment of the most common male and female sexual problems, and a special expertise in the treatment of sexual desire disorders.

Dr. McCarthy earned his BA from Loyola University and his MA and PhD from Southern Illinois University. His professional memberships include the American Psychological Association, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Society for Sex Therapy and Research, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. He is a Diplomate in sex therapy, earning this from the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists.

As a leading expert in this field, Dr. McCarthy has presented over 350 workshops around the world, and his extensive list of publications includes over 100 professional articles, 26 book chapters, and co-authorship of 14 books, including Sex Made Simple (PESI, 2015), Enduring Desire (Routledge, 2010), Discovering Your Couple Sexual Style (Routledge, 2009), Men’s Sexual Health (Routledge, 2007), Coping with Erectile Dysfunction (New Harbinger, 2004), Getting It Right the First Time (Routledge, 2004), andCoping with Premature Ejaculation (New Harbinger, 2004).